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Arizona Gives Day 2024

April 2, 2024 Arizona Gives Day is tomorrow, April 2 But you can start donating today! What is Arizona Gives Day? This is where you can help make a difference…

Patient of the Week: 01/19/24

Mexican Free-tailed Bats These two Mexican free-tailed bats have been warming up this week at Tucson Wildlife Center. Plummeting temperatures during the second week of January caused these winged mammals…

Patient of the Week: 01/12/24

Verdin This verdin, with distinctive yellow plumage, found himself in a sticky situation … trapped in grape jelly meant to attract larger birds such as orioles. Luckily for him, he…

Patient of the Week: 01/05/24

Muscovy Duck Every year, Tucson Wildlife Center admits quite a few wildlife patients with injuries due to entrapment in, or ingestion of, fishing tackle. The latest was this curious Muscovy…

Patient of the Week: 12/15/23

Turkey Vulture Tucson Wildlife Center’s care team has been treating a turkey vulture for lead poisoning. Most likely, it began when he ate a dead animal that had been shot…

Patient of the Week: 11/23/23

Happy Thanksgiving! Happy Thanksgiving! Here at Tucson Wildlife Center, we are thankful for our dedicated staff and volunteers who care for our patients and sanctuary animals, and for the generosity…

Patient of the Week: 11/17/23

Newborn Javelinas These orphaned javelinas (from different locations) were less than a week old when they arrived at Tucson Wildlife Center. Sometimes called “reds” because of the color of their…

Education Corner: 11/15/23

Keeping the Wildlife Wild! When Tucson Wildlife Center admits a neonate orphaned wild animal, they put them on an automatic bottle feeder, wearing camouflage, don’t speak around the babies, and…

Patient of the Week, Education Corner: 11/10/23

Wildlife Enrichment Activities Caring for the wild animals at Tucson Wildlife Center involves more than just medical care, feeding, and cleaning. Regular physical and mental stimulation (enrichment) is a vital…

Patient of the Week: 11/03/23

Great Horned Owl with Embedded Pellets This great horned owl, found lying on her back and in distress, is now undergoing observation and rehabilitation on her way to recovery. After…

Patient of the Week: 10/27/23

Halloween Decorations / Bats With Halloween right around the corner, spooky decorations are popping up all over Tucson. However, it is not the ghosts and black cats giving Tucson Wildlife…

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